Kimora Lee Simmons

Being taller than her peers and of mixed ancestry—Korean-Japanese and African-American, made Kimora Lee Simmons a target of school yard bullies until the modeling classes of which her mother enrolled her in to boost her self-confidence at age 11 led to a contract with Chanel in Paris at age 13 . As the face of Chanel and the muse of Karl Lagerfeld, Simmons closed Lagerfeld’s haute couture show in 1989 at age 14. Everything that was physically awkward and strange before was more than perfect now. ... Read More

Kimora Lee Simmons